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Archion Technologies Partners with EMEA Gateway for Expansion into Europe

Channel sales company secures first technology manufacturer to springboard into Europe, Middle East and Africa

Archion Technologies, a leading US-based, storage solutions provider has appointed EMEA Gateway, a leading specialist in the provision of sales and marketing channels across Europe, Middle East and Africa as its business partner in the region. Part of its EMEA expansion strategy, this appointment by Archion Technologies will rapidly accelerate the company’s reach into markets across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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Designed with the needs of the post-production and graphic design communities in mind, Archion Technologies is leading the way in storage intelligence and solutions for cross-platform, shared media workflows. So triumphant in this arena, Archion’s high-performance, robust storage technology has been critical to the success of hundreds of TV and feature film projects.

“Our expansion strategy has always included a route to market in the EMEA region but we recognised we needed to find the right business partner, with the appropriate skills, to lead our charge into this geography — and EMEA Gateway, with its depth of experience and established links, is the perfect choice for Archion,” said Mark Bianchi, Chief Executive Officer at Archion Technologies. “EMEA Gateway not only understands the workflow challenges inherent in today’s broadcast business and the needs of the ever-changing media landscape, but their ability to cost-effectively enable us to access new markets and revenue streams by utilizing their extensive network — with a limited outlay — is a very attractive value proposition.”

“Archion Technologies is a well-respected and successful brand in North America and we are very excited about supporting the company’s expansion into the EMEA market and driving sales revenue for their robust storage solutions,” said Guy Elliott, Managing Director of EMEA Gateway. “Archion’s products are tried and test in some of the most rigorous and demanding post production environments. These competitively-priced, reliable, state-of-the-art solutions are ideal to meet the growing demands for storage from the broadcast and post-production communities in this region.”

Archion will showcase its storage solutions for the first time in this region on EMEA Gateway’s inaugural stand at IBC 2010 — stand no. 7.G12 (RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam, 10-14th September 2010).

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About Archion

Archion Technologies, based in Burbank, CA, is a leading provider of intelligent networked storage solutions specifically designed for post production and graphic professionals. Founded by a team of post production, technology and entertainment industry professionals in 1999, Archion set out to create a new standard of data protection and performance for those creating video, audio and graphical content. Since then, Archion's high-performance storage technology has been critical to the success of hundreds of TV and feature film projects and is prominently used in Avid, Apple, Adobe, Autodesk and Pro Tools environments.
The Archion storage solutions are all designed for post production and graphical design requirements, including DI (2K, 4K) and uncompressed HD workflows. Ranging from completely integrated, full-featured storage area network (SAN) solutions to highly compatible, uniquely intelligent, add-on RAID storage systems for other popular SANs, Archion's advanced solutions are all powered by the award-winning and patent pending Vdisk™ technology for a more flexible and scalable experience. For more information on Archion, please go to

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About EMEA Gateway

EMEA Gateway provides sales and marketing expertise in the broadcast and media industry to facilitate sales between technology manufacturers and the end users through its strong network of sales channels in Europe, Middle East and Africa. EMEA Gateway offers its clients the opportunity to outsource their sales and marketing activities and in doing so they can take full advantage of EMEA Gateway’s established reseller networks and dynamic routes to market. With over 25 years of experience in selling to broadcast and media end users in the region, EMEA Gateway provides a single point of contact for businesses that wish to create an individual tailored program to cover all of outsourced sales activities. This in turns will enable manufacturers to accelerate their businesses expansion plans and establish their products and services into the EMEA regions at a very low cost of entry. EMEA Gateway is based in Bracknell, Berkshire, in the UK. For more information, please go to

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